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Government's Attitude Towards Vital Assistance Service Is Leaving It Vulnerable

He says those who receive the help would struggle without it on a daily basis.

The government's attitude towards the Personal Assistance Service prevents it from operating effectively. 

Clonbullogue's Paddy Slattery is a wheelchair-user and believes it's viewed as a pilot project and the correct funding and legislation isn't in place - leaving it vulnerable each year. 

A personal assistant helps with day to day tasks to allow reduced dependency on family. 

Later today - a motion will be debated in the Dáil about the right to a Personal Assistance Service.

Mr. Slattery says those who receive the help would struggle without it on a daily basis:

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